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Contact: Rebekah Kohli, NIU Women’s Studies Program
(815) 753-1044

April 1, 2008

NIU Women’s Rights Alliance presents ‘Vagina Monologues’

DeKalb, Ill. — The NIU Women’s Rights Alliance will sponsor two upcoming performances of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues.”

The performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 19, and at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 20, in the Barsema Hall Auditorium.

The events aim to raise awareness of domestic violence issues. Ten percent of ticket sales will benefit Eve Ensler’s anti-violence campaigns, and 90 percent of ticket sales will go to Safe Passage Inc., an organization that provides services to victims of domestic and sexual violence in DeKalb County.

Tickets will be available at the door, and are $5 for students with ID and seniors, and $8 for the general public. For more information, contact Rebekah Kohli at (815) 753-1044 or, or visit